Helen A. Kellar Institute for Human disAbility - George Mason University
About Us

The Kellar Institute for Human DisAbilities (KIHd) is an interdisciplinary campus-based organization focusing on improving the lives and productivity of children and adults with disabilities. KIHd combines the resources of the university with local, state, regional, national, public, and private sector agencies and organizations to develop products, services, and programs for persons with disabilities.

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Technical Assistance

It is the mission of the The Kellar Institute for Human disAbilities (KIHd) to provide school and related services personnel with high-quality professional development to increase their expertise and knowledge in research-based instructional and behavioral practices giving students greater opportunities to access the general education curriculum in the least restrictive environment.


T/TAC

The mission of Region 4 Training and Technical Assistance Center (T/TAC) is to improve educational opportunities and contribute to the success of children and youth with disabilities (birth - 22 years). The T/TAC Centers provide quality training and technical assistance in response to local, regional, and state needs. T/TAC services strive to increase the capacity of school personnel, service providers, and families to meet the needs of children and youth.

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AIM-VA

The Virginia Accessible Instructional Materials Center (AIM-VA) produces and delivers accessible instructional materials for Local Educational Agencies (LEAs) in Virginia who have students with print disabilities. The AIM-VA will also provide training and technical assistance to LEAs who will order and use these accessible instructional materials. The AIM-VA will also assist the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) to implement the National Instructional Materials Accessibility Standards (NIMAS) regulations under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).

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T/TAC Online

The mission of Virginia's Training and Technical Assistance Centers (T/TAC) is to improve educational opportunities and contribute to the success of children and youth with disabilities (birth - 22 years). The Centers provide quality training and technical assistance in response to local, regional, and state needs. T/TAC services increase the capacity of schools, school personnel, service providers, and families to meet the needs of children and youth.

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